Biography of the Undersecretary

Ms. Esther Ikere Eluzai holds a Bachelor’s and a Master of Science (MSc) in Sociology and Social Anthropology from the University of Juba. She too holds a Certificate and Diploma on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights recognize internationally from Lund University in Sweden from September 2017-November 2018. She had undertaken leadership courses on Transformational Leadership, Women economic Empowerment, Peace building and Conflict Management, Election and Mediation courses at the Africa Centre for Transformative and inclusive leadership at Kenyatta University, Kenyan Institute of Monetary Studies, Kofi Annan International Peace keeping Institute in Ghana and the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI) in Tanzania.

She has supported and successfully implemented programs that aimed at promoting women’s leadership and political participation, gender responsive governance, women’s rights and women economic empowerment, child rights and protection, rights of persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, women, peace and security including women’s participation and engagement in peace building and conflict resolution in South Sudan and the development of seven(7) point agenda for the for implementation of the Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan. She is also a facilitator at the National Transformational Leadership Institute(NTLI) and currently a supervisor for an Advanced Course on Strengthening Mulit-sectoral Organizational capacity on SGBV in South Sudan.

Ms. Esther Served as a lecturer at the University of Juba from 2001- 2005 and was a member of parliament in the South Sudan Legislative Assembly from 2005-2010.